COVID-19 & Your Health How to Ventilate Your Home to Fight Coronavirus, Wildfire Smoke. "Experts advise on the best ways to improve indoor air quality; filters, fans, air purifiers and open windows can make a difference.” (The Wall Street Journal) Here’s How the Pandemic Finally Ends. “A vaccine by early 2021, a steady decline in cases by next fall and back to normal in a few years—11 top experts look into the...

COVID-19 & Your Health Face masks could be giving people Covid-19 immunity, researchers suggest. “Mask wearing might also be reducing the severity of the virus and ensuring that a greater proportion of new infections are asymptomatic.” (The Telegraph) Your Finances & other Wealth Management links COVID-19 Changes American Perspective on Wealth and Finances (Charles Schwab’s 2020 Modern Wealth Survey). Some key takeaways in chart form follow: COVID-19 recalibrates American financial aspirations: less is more Financial stress...

COVID-19 & Your Health What Scientists Have—and Haven’t—Learned About the Coronavirus So Far. “From whether dogs can get it to how it spreads to that ridiculous “study” on runners spewing plumes of virus, we’ve won some and lost some, which is to be expected.” (Slate, Medical Examiner) Does Wearing Glasses Protect You from Coronavirus?. “After researchers noticed fewer nearsighted patients in a hospital ward in China, they speculated that wearing glasses might...

COVID-19 & Your Health ‘Really Diabolical’: Inside the Coronavirus That Outsmarted Science. “SARS-CoV-2 is a wily virus, with mysterious origins and a powerful ability to infect and spread; ‘We underestimated it.’” (The Wall Street Journal) Do’s and don’ts of wearing a face mask at restaurants during COVID-19 (Huffpost) Early flu shot crucial this fall to avert ‘twindemic,’ doctors say. (The Boston Globe) Covid-19 etiquette: A comprehensive guide (The Washington Post) “The novel coronavirus is wreaking...

COVID-19 & Your Health Tom Hanks on surviving coronavirus” ‘I had crippling body aches, fatigue and couldn’t concentrate’ (The Guardian) From ChrisKresser.com and BMJ.com: “This closely mirrors the formula I’ve been talking about these past several months for calculating risk: volume of exposure + length of exposure = risk of COVID-19 transmission. Ventilation, talking/shouting/singing, and face coverings are the primary determinants of the volume of exposure, and time spent exposed is the other factor.” More...

COVID-19 & Your Health So this is why people are receiving mysterious masks in the mail (The Boston Globe) Tracking coronavirus spread around the country. “Explore where each state stands with controlling the coronavirus outbreak.” (The Boston Globe) The coronavirus is most deadly if you are older and male — new data reveal the risks. “A slew of detailed studies has now quantified the increased risk the virus poses to older people, men,...

COVID-19 & Your Health How our brains numb us to covid-19’s risks – and what we can do about it. (The Washington Post) 5 Things We Know About Flying Right Now. “As passengers cautiously return to air travel, there are a few issues worth considering — from middle-seat policies to questions about virus transmission on airlines.” (The New York Times) Also: How likely are you to be infected by the coronavirus on a...

COVID-19 & Your Health Even after so much time, many people still have questions about the symptoms of Covid-19. That’s why we created a new interactive graphic, Could My Symptoms Be Covid-19? We’ve ranked symptoms from those that are very common to the ones that are rare and explained how the virus attacks the body in different ways. (The New York Times) (This image is just a preview-visit the article for...

COVID-19 & Your Health COVID-19 test kit, the first FDA EUA approved saliva test (Vault) (Note from Sheri - my son is required to show documentation of a negative diagnostic COVID-19 test that was taken within 14 days prior to coming to campus. His college will accept this at-home test.) Is Your Teen College-Bound? Make Sure You Have These Documents in Place Talking to our kids about the importance of having certain...

COVID-19 NAPFA members, including SAGEbroadview, are longtime champions for financial services delivered in the public’s interest. As part of NAPFA’s COVID-19 consumer outreach, please check out the Resources and Relief Options Infographic. Could a century-old technology zap coronavirus in schools and offices? (The Boston Globe) New study may help ‘predict’ who will get severe COVID-19 cases. Recent research shows that people typically fall into one of six different clusters of coronavirus symptoms. (Yahoo...